AERO Charcuterie Board

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AERO Truffle chocolate is the perfect pairing for this simple charcuterie board. Share with friends or a loved one with your favourite red or white wines, or non-alcoholic beverages.
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Servings: 8 to 10
Skill level: Beginner

What you need

1 bar (85 g) AERO® Dark Cherry Truffle Tablet, halved
2 cups (500 ml) red grapes
8 slices (4 oz/125 g) prosciutto
8 slices (4 oz/125 g) salami
4 oz (125 g) aged Gouda cheese, sliced
4 oz (125 g) aged Farmhouse-style Cheddar cheese
4 oz (125 g) ripe Brie or Camembert cheese
4 oz (125 g) Stilton or Danish Blue Cheese
To taste Dijon or grainy mustard
½ baguette baguette, thinly sliced
1 Bosc pear
1 Granny Smith apple
To taste Dried fruit (such as dried apricots, figs or dates)
To taste Olives or cornichons

How to prepare

Instructions

Chop half of the chocolate; melt in heatproof bowl set over saucepan of hot, not boiling water. Let cool slightly.

Wash and dry grapes. Dip grapes, top half only, into chocolate. Let extra chocolate drip off; place grapes on waxed paper–lined baking sheet. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes or until set. (Refrigerate until ready to serve).

On large charcuterie board or platter, arrange prosciutto, salami, Gouda, Cheddar, Brie and Stilton. Spoon Dijon into small serving dish. Arrange baguette slices alongside.

Slice pear and apple; arrange on serving tray. Arrange remaining chocolate, dipped grapes, dried fruit and olives on tray.

Tips

Variety is the spice of life!

Add toasted salted nuts, such as pecans and cashews to the board. Use the recommendations as a guideline; substitute your favourite cheeses, salami, fruit and nuts